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<b>CANADA:</b> Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

CANADA: Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Test can produce results in less than 13 minutes
<b>COVID-19:</b> How the pandemic could create a caregiver-friendly work culture

COVID-19: How the pandemic could create a caregiver-friendly work culture

About one-third of Canada’s workforce are also caregivers, most often to aging parents or parents-in-law
CANADA: End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

CANADA: End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

CERB paid out $79.3 billion to 8.8 million people
<b>CANADA:</b> COVID-19 pandemic highlights need to document decisions, information commissioner says

CANADA: COVID-19 pandemic highlights need to document decisions, information commissioner says

Use of instant messaging, email, team-sharing tools may cause communication to slip through the cracks
<b>COVID-19:</b> Recovery plan inspires confidence but Canadians like working from home for now, poll suggests

COVID-19: Recovery plan inspires confidence but Canadians like working from home for now, poll suggests

Thirty-nine per cent of people asked say they're not confident with the plan
<b>COVID-19:</b> What's the best strategy to reduce coronavirus outbreaks in schools?

COVID-19: What's the best strategy to reduce coronavirus outbreaks in schools?

Schools across Canada are using different methods to try to stop the spread of COVID-19
<b>CANADA:</b> Amusement fair operators ask for support during COVID-19 pandemic

CANADA: Amusement fair operators ask for support during COVID-19 pandemic

The group warns that without support, fairs may not be able to return in the future
<b>CANADA:</b> Prof says food banks should be eliminated, Basic Income implemented post-COVID-19

CANADA: Prof says food banks should be eliminated, Basic Income implemented post-COVID-19

University of British Columbia prof believes basic income is the way ahead
<b>WATCH:</b> Provincial government to invest $741M to clear surgery backlog

WATCH: Provincial government to invest $741M to clear surgery backlog

The provincial government has been releasing details of the plan all week as cases continue to rise across Ontario
<b>COVID-19:</b> Why responsible health data management is critical during the pandemic

COVID-19: Why responsible health data management is critical during the pandemic

Managing large datasets of sensitive health information requires accountability